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Sallet and Buff for a Rennzeug in the Saxon Fashion

Date:
ca. 1570–1600
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steel, leather
Dimensions:
H. 20 in. (50.8 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); D. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); Wt. 10 lb. 3 oz. (4598 g)
Classification:
Helmets
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.589
Not on view
Ex colls.: Bernard Brocas; John Walker Bailey; W. Bailey; C.A. de Cosson; William H. Riggs, Paris
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "European Helmets 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection," January 25, 2000–May 13, 2002.

Ancient Arms and Armour. London, March 19–22, 1834. lot 458.

"John Walker Bailey (1809–1873)." Journal of the British Archaeological Association 30 (1874). pp. 349–350.

Burges, W., and Charles A. de Cosson. "Accompanied by Critical Notes by the Baron de Cosson, F.R.G.S., and W. Burges, A.R.A., The Plates Drawn by W.G.B. Lewis." In Ancient Helmets and Examples of Mail: A Catalogue of the Objects Exhibited in the Rooms of the Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. London: The Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1881. no. 32, fig. 30.

New Gallery. Exhibition of the Royal House of Tudor: The New Gallery, Regent Street. London: The Gallery, 1890. p. 165, no. 703.

Christie, Manson & Woods. Catalogue of the Famous Collection of Armour and Arms Formed by That Well-Known Connoisseur, The Baron de Cosson, F.S.A., Which Has Been On Loan to the South Kensington Museum for the Last Two Years. London: Christie, Manson & Woods, May 2–3, 1893. p. 17, no. 113.

Dean, Bashford. The Collection of Arms and Armor of Rutherford Stuyvesant, 1843–1909. New York: privately printed, 1914. no. 13, pl. 8.

Grancsay, Stephen V., and Brooklyn Museum. Loan Exhibition of European Arms and Armor. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, June–August 1933. p. 10, no. 42, ill. as unnumbered plate in rear of book.

Pyhrr, Stuart W. European Helmets, 1450–1650: Treasures from the Reserve Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. pp. 4, 36, no. 57, ill.



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